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Once again the Georgina Henry Prize, awarded by Women in Journalism for digital innovation by a woman, had a strong field of entries.

Our shortlist reflects the challenges that our entire industry faces This award is sponsored by  Olivia Crellin  Press Pad is  a website which links young people wanting to do work experience in the capital with journalists who can offer a spare room. Current interning practices exclude those who cannot come and work in London for [...]

By | 2019-03-12T10:57:16+00:00 March 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Once again the Georgina Henry Prize, awarded by Women in Journalism for digital innovation by a woman, had a strong field of entries.

Meet the Women at Westminster 

Henrik Pedersen, CEO, ABP; Eleanor Mills ,Chair WIJ; Rt . Hon Amber Rudd MP & Nusrat Ghani MP A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Women in Westminster event on 27 February and helped to make it such a special occasion. The weather couldn’t have been more different to last year as we swapped [...]

By | 2019-03-18T15:33:52+00:00 March 6th, 2019|News, Past Events|Comments Off on Meet the Women at Westminster 

In conversation with Mishal Husain

Eleanor Mills and the committee of Women in Journalism invite you to In conversation with Mishal Husain Chaired by Eleanor Mills, WIJ chair and editorial director, Sunday Times and editor Sunday Times Magazine & co-hosted by WIJ committee members Yasmin Alibhai - Brown & Donna Ferguson  This WiJ event is sponsored by ABP WHEN: Thursday [...]

By | 2019-03-05T16:00:33+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Events, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on In conversation with Mishal Husain

WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters.

Modern journalism is about telling stories using the power of data. So if you’re fascinated by data and want, need – and must – know more about it,  come to our seminar on Monday 25 March date at The Academy Hotel, 21 Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6HG,  where we’ve gathered together a panel of top experts [...]

By | 2019-03-18T14:35:45+00:00 January 31st, 2019|News, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on WiJ Panel discussion: What is data journalism and why it matters.

A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

In the six short years since Marie Colvin’s death in Homs, Syria, on February 12, 2012, she has been remembered in many ways. As a member of the Frontline Club, Those eulogies of Marie have often taken place here. Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts) chose to make her life, death and [...]

By | 2019-02-11T17:44:08+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on A Private War – a special WiJ screening and panel session

BBC’s Razia Iqbal, Anita Anand & Buzzfeed’s Elizabeth Pears & Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Women of colour in journalism - the way forward A discussion on aspirations, breaking stereotypes, creating spaces, survival skills and opening up possibilities. Panel included: Chair: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown award winning columnist, broadcaster and author @y_alibhai Anita Anand BBC presenter and author @tweeter_anita Razia Iqbal BBC presenter and former arts correspondent @raziaiqbal Elizabeth Pears news editor at Buzzfeed @BizPears Samantha [...]

By | 2019-03-08T15:34:58+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on BBC’s Razia Iqbal, Anita Anand & Buzzfeed’s Elizabeth Pears & Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Mentoring Scheme Guidance – By Eleanor Mills

Thank you so much for agreeing to be a mentor on our Women in Journalism scheme - we all believe that we need more women in the higher echelons of Journalism, this scheme, now in its third year, is really making a difference. Well done for helping the next generation. For both mentor and mentor [...]

By | 2018-12-20T10:32:35+00:00 December 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Mentoring Scheme Guidance – By Eleanor Mills

Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2019 – deadline extended until February 22 midnight

Women in Journalism has announced its 5th annual journalism Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation to be presented at the prestigious National Press Awards sponsored by WIGGIN LLP. (April 2, London Lancaster ) The prizes (£4,000 in total) will be used to support an initiative by the applicant. Applicants can be any age, working in either print or multimedia.  The winner [...]

By | 2019-02-20T11:24:23+00:00 December 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2019 – deadline extended until February 22 midnight

In Conversation with Katharine Viner: Another sell out WiJ event

  Women in Journalism (WIJ) is delighted to have hosted Katharine Viner, editor-in-chief of Guardian News and Media, as our the next in our series of interviews with female journalists at the top of their game. One of the few women to have edited a national newspaper and the first to edit the Guardian, Katharine [...]

By | 2019-01-23T08:30:56+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on In Conversation with Katharine Viner: Another sell out WiJ event

WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: Top Tips …By Donna Ferguson

How do you write the perfect pitch? What should you put in emails to editors? What’s the best way to follow up on those emails? How do you earn a living as a freelancer? Over delicious sandwiches, tea and cakes at the glamorous Threadneedles hotel in the City of London, Women in Journalism held a [...]

By | 2019-03-05T15:07:26+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Events, Past Events|Comments Off on WiJ Workshop: How to write the perfect pitch: Top Tips …By Donna Ferguson